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Posted: 1/19/2002 9:32:35 AM EDT
Whats it take to convert this gun to 45 super and is it worth doing, can I still shoot acp's? how does the super compare to the acp in size?
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 11:48:03 AM EDT
I converted a Series 80 Colt 1991-A1 to .45 Super (suprisingly still can shoot standard .45 ACP with Wilson mags.) I installed:
32# Wolff recoil spring (necessary)
EGW enhanced slide stop (probably necessary)
Wilson 1-piece SS guide rod (not necessary)
Wilson SS barrel bushing (not necessary)
Wilson 7- and 8-round mags (necessary).
I don't know what would be different for a Series 70, probably not much.
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 2:09:12 PM EDT
That, and a heavier set of weights to build up your forearms to be able to retract the slide.

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